an act of honor or courteous recognition
"a musical salute to the composer on his birthday"
salute, military greeting(noun)
a formal military gesture of respect
an act of greeting with friendly words and gestures like bowing or lifting the hat
toast, drink, pledge, salute, wassail(verb)
propose a toast to
"Let us toast the birthday girl!"; "Let's drink to the New Year"
greet in a friendly way
"I meet this men every day on my way to work and he salutes me"
express commendation of
"I salute your courage!"
"a terrible stench saluted our nostrils"
honor with a military ceremony, as when honoring dead soldiers
recognize with a gesture prescribed by a military regulation; assume a prescribed position
"When the officers show up, the soldiers have to salute"
English Synonyms and Antonyms
To accost is to speak first, to friend or stranger, generally with a view to opening conversation; greet is not so distinctly limited, since one may return another's greeting; greet and hail may imply but a passing word; greeting may be altogether silent; to hail is to greet in a loud-voiced and commonly hearty and joyous way, as appears in the expression "hail fellow, well met." To salute is to greet with special token of respect, as a soldier his commander. To apostrophize is to solemnly address some person or personified attribute apart from the audience to whom one is speaking; as, a preacher may apostrophize virtue, the saints of old, or even the Deity. To appeal is strictly to call for some form of help or support. Address is slightly more formal than accost or greet, though it may often be interchanged with them. One may address another at considerable length or in writing; he accosts orally and briefly.
Address the memorial to the legislature; the president addressed the people in an eloquent speech; he addressed an intruder with indignation.
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How to use salute in a sentence?
Loyalty is one of the most valuable qualities that's becoming exceedingly scarce, in personal as much as in professional life. The people and organizations who have been deeply hurt by someone whom they had trusted as a true friend or a loyal employee would surely underscore the fact that loyalty is indeed a dual-edged sword, i.e. something that can cut both ways. And yet, Loyalty is one of the most noble and admirable qualities IMHO. My respectful salute to all those exceptional individuals who have remained always loyal and ever faithful to their friends, families, organizations and nations, despite the challenging times and absolutely adverse circumstances. Our world would be totally empty, hollow, and shallow without such wonderful people. Long Live Loyalty! Kudos to Semper Fidelis!
By all means use sometimes to be alone. Salute thyself: see what thy soul doth wear. Dare to look in thy chest; for 'Tis thine own: And tumble up and down what thou findst there. Who cannot rest till he good fellows find, he breaks up house, turns out of doors his mind.
Any armed intervention wont solve social, or political, problems, i salute the resistance of the Venezuelan people, despite the economic blockade, the energy blackouts, the threats of intervention.
We salute the Brain, that made the Plane and the Train…But who made the Brain?
I support what is happening in the Judiciary Committee that enables them to do their process of interrogation and their investigation, and I salute them for that work.
Translations for salute
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- salutovat, zdravitCzech
- Salut, salutierenGerman
- χαιρετίζω, ΧαιρετισμόςGreek
- saludo, veniaSpanish
- tervehdys, kunnianosoitusFinnish
- saluer, faire un salutFrench
- fàilteScottish Gaelic
- വന്ദിക്കുക, വണങ്ങുകMalayalam
- hilse, hilsen, honnørNorwegian
- saudar, saudaçãoPortuguese
- salutare, salut, salutaRomanian
- приветствие, приветствовать, отдание чести, отдавать честьRussian
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